Carjacking suspect shot by Oakland officer dies at hospital, police say

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Sunday, November 21, 2021
Carjacking suspect shot by Oakland officer dies, police say
Developing news in Oakland, police have shot and wounded a carjacking suspect Saturday night.

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The carjacking suspect shot by Oakland police officer Saturday night has died, authorities said.

Gunfire can be heard from police radio dispatch audio ABC7 has obtained.

"Bang bang bang bang shots fired shots fired. Watch your cross fire cross fire!"

A victim was carjacked just before 5 p.m. Saturday on 49th Street near Telegraph Avenue in Oakland's Temescal district, according to police.

Police responded and chased the stolen car -- at one point the suspect hopped on Interstate 580, as you can see from this Caltrans freeway camera.

Officers describe a violent chase - with cars being rammed and the suspect opening fire.

Dispatcher: "Any injuries?"

Officer: "Negative. He shot in the air and then turned around and shot back at officers at least three times."

Officer: "It looks like we're challenging the car, and it's ramming vehicles now."

Officer 2: "He just rammed multiple vehicles."

The chase ended in Oakland's Rockridge District.

Police shot and wounded the carjacking suspect on Ocean View Drive a residential street off of Broadway after officers say he started ramming patrol cars.

The suspect was taken to the hospital.